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2003 Acura MDX 3.5L reverse
Hello, Need insight from acura trans guy. I am not a rebuilder. So what I think I know could be my crook. This vehicle seems to shift and drive in forward direction o.k. When vehicle is put into revers you have 2-5 sec of reverse then car will lock up in a for...
2000 Honda Civic Si 1.6L Dlc VIN: 1HGEM1152Y
This civic SI will not communicate with any scanner tried. the mil light is on.I have checked continuity of all wires to the dlc to no avail.Data wire is on pin 21 at the A connector to the ECU,and pin 15 at the DLC,and has good continuity.
2007 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality
hi all, did a 105k on this honda and a few weeks later it came in with a rough idle and a p0108 code for map sensor. put a dealer map sensor in it and all was well for a few weeks and came back in with a p2279 for intake air leak.have checked cam timing,no int... Trouble codes: P2279
2006 Mazda 6 S 3.0L No Start VIN: 1YVHP80D06
customer just bought vehicle after sitting on lot for 9 months. drove 30 miles and cut off. i have no comm to pcm. i have checked b+ and grounds at pcm. B+ at dlc. ohmed grounds at dlc. i see on flow chart for can wires it goes from bcm to pcm. if i unplugged ... Trouble codes: U0100
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L long crank fires up VIN: JN1DA31A52
car was driven in with noisy exhaust,No Drivability complaints mentioned by cust rear exhaust manifold cracked removed manifold and replaced same car started immediately we took extended road test car ran normally and after 2 miles or so crapped out. It will... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft sensor phase 1 present when driven in)
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E94
I have the above codes with no start on this Maxima. My question is does anyone know how many volts are supposed to be on the red/green vb wires from the ECM? Pins 119 and 120. I have 12 volts but not sure if I should only have 5. Thanks Trouble codes: P1564 (ASCD Switch voltage signal out of range), P0118 (coolant temp circuit signal high), P0223 (TP sensor 1 circuit high voltage), P0123 (TPS or APP sensor high volts/open), P0113 (intake air temp signal high), P1800 (VIAS control solenoid valve circuit open)
2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.5L headlights/parking lights VIN: JS3TD62V83
thankyou for taking the time to read my post. Heres the problem. With light switch in off position, drl is working ok. in #2 position drl on, but no parking lights. in #3 position only parking lights, but no headlights. in auto position only parking lights but...
1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JT4RN13P3K
Car is running extremely rich, and massive backfire from exhaust I have replaced the main sensors that give the codes but the codes do not go away. Replaced the ecu still no change Fuel pressure is fine. Have set it to 5 degrees timing over and over. Need any ... Trouble codes: 24 (Intake Air Temp Signal), 31 (Air Flow Meter), 41 (Tps Sensor Signal), 42 (Vss Signal)
2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L A/C Control Panel VIN: 5TDBT44A61
Customer started vehicle after sitting 2 hours. The a/c control panel was non responsive. The back light works and on the display, is the symbol of the vent position (to the face). No lights come on, on the buttons, and nothing changes when pushing any of the ...
2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L turn signals VIN: 5TEWN72N72
turn signals flash fast when the brake pedal is applied, also the shift lock flashes when the turn signal is applied. the brake lights will flash when the turn signals are on.
2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Stall, Misfire VIN: 2T1BR12E72
Hello techs, This a very strange problem. It only occurs cold, after a overnight soak. The car will spin over normal and not run. The real strange thing is when you turn the key off and try again it will start and run just fine. It sometimes will eventually ru...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Reverse VIN: JTDBE32K92
Customer brought in the vehicle to replace transmission. Complained that it hesitated (lunged) in 1st (from a standing start in stop and go traffic) and reverse ( felt about the same as first but in reverse.) No trouble codes. Checked motor mounts. Replaced th...
2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGD20V14
Hi everyone, thanks for your time to take a look of my problem. this one is my car with PO442 ( evap control system small leak) The gas cap pass the test (I even try a new one)I used smog machine and the whole system seal good !!! I replace a new switching va... Trouble codes: P0442

Fixes & Summaries for Asian
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2007 Honda Ridgeline RT 3.5L Intrument gauge VIN: 2HJYK16257
Thank you all IATN members. Mark, it was an instrument cluster. After replace the cluster, the parasitic draw went down to almost 0 after 10 minutes in the shop with key out and doors locked.
1995 Lexus SC400 4.0L brake light, penal light VIN: JT8UZ30C5S
Thanks everyone who reply my help request. After interrogate customer, this vehicle had been replace rear brake lite bulbs and cluster bulbs. I replace all rear lite bulbs with correct spec., clean ground G407,clean all lite bulb sockets with stabliant 22A and...
2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Hesitation, Surge
The others said I may need to replace the intake manifold but I dont have the money or time. The problem seems to of fixed itself. All I did was clean the intake manifold/throttle body and cleared the codes and it seems to be OK. Thanks for the help Trouble codes: P2178 (System too rich off idle B1), P2188 (System too rich at idle B1), P0661 (Intake manifold tune valve control low B1).
1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6553W
Replaced Knock Sensor and all is well, car is with a happy customer. Thanks for the help, all responses were right on about this sensor effecting the retarted timing issue on this vehicle. Trouble codes: P0324.
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